Spring is in the air and for many of us that usually means it’s time to clean up our homes. Out with the old and in with the new as many say. When your home feels messy and cluttered, this can have a direct impact on your mood and mental wellbeing, as well as impacting your daily life.

However, by creating some effective storage solutions, you can easily turn your upside down home into something that Marie Kondo would be proud of. Whether you’re struggling for space in your home or are trying to keep on top of the kids’ mess, below we have some of the most effective storage solutions that are easy to implement and don’t break the bank.

What are the benefits of decluttering?

Decluttering your home doesn’t only make life easier, but it has significant benefits for your health and wellbeing too. Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits below.

Boosted mood – Often, the state of our mind is reflected in our environment. If your house is in chaos, then your mind will be too. Tasks as simple as putting the books back on a shelf or vacuuming the rug can create inner peace.

Sharpen your focus – A cluttered living space can make it difficult to think clearly as your mind is constantly distracted. Create a clean and tidy space and watch how much better you can concentrate on tasks.

Energize your space – Whether you believe in Feng Shui or not, a messy house definitely creates a chaotic energy for your home. Investing in adequate storage is key to controlling the mess.

Improving your storage solutions.

Struggling to find a place for everything in your home? Or perhaps you simply hate tidying up and the mess has piled up. By investing in simple but effective storage solutions, spring cleaning your house won’t seem so daunting anymore. With that said, let’s take a look at some of the best storage solutions below.

Add on a garage

Struggling for space in your home? While building a garage as an extension of your home can be time consuming and costly, it is possible to add a garage that is both affordable and quick to install. A Quonset Hut Garage provides a great deal of outside storage space for you to store all those extra tools, gardening equipment, car wash items, outdoor furniture and much more.

One of the great things about a metal garage is that they come in at an affordable price and can be customized with specific features to meet your needs. Struggling to find somewhere to store the summer porch furniture? Look no further than this solution.

Dual purpose furniture

If you don’t have a lot of space in your home, then it can be difficult to store things away in a sightly manner. However, by using dual purpose furniture than doubles up as storage, your guests will be none the wiser as to where you store your trainer collection or your magazines that have been lying around.

Convert your under-stair space

Are you effectively using your under stair space? Under stair spaces have a surprising amount of room which can be utilized with cleverly built designs that provide shelf space, an extra closet, or even a cozy downstairs bathroom.


Living in a small apartment? Make the most of your windowsills by using them as a shelf. By this, we don’t mean to pile them up with so much stuff that it falls out of the window every time you open it! However, if you have a plant or small trinkets, the windowsill is a great place for these small items.

Overall, finding space in even the largest of homes can be challenging when you keep acquiring new items. However, by following the above tips, you’ll be sure to gain control of your home storage situation in no time.

Cameron Green

Cameron Green is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a degree in Business Logistics. He has been a self-storage expert and consultant for 15 years. His prior experience includes managing a self-storage facility and logistics planning. His background includes roles in operations management and as a professional organizer. In his free time, he is an amazing astronomer and a mentor in small business development programs. He also enjoys mountain biking and is a volunteer in local community organizing.

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